Agios Dimitrios monastery ("Avgo"), 11th or 12th century, one of the most beautiful monasteries, Municipality of Ermionida, Argolida, PeloponneseAgios Dimitrios monastery("Avgo"), 11th or 12th century, one of the most beautiful monasteries I have ever seen, Municipality of Ermionida, Argolida, Peloponnese, Greece.   Nestled in the rocks of Avgo mountain, in an amazing, secluded location, hanging over the valley of Iria and Rados river. It can be accessed only via difficult dirt roads.

Agios Dimitrios monastery ("Avgo"), 11th or 12th century, one of the most beautiful monasteries, Municipality of Ermionida, Argolida, PeloponneseAgios Dimitrios monastery("Avgo"), 11th or 12th century, one of the most beautiful monasteries I have ever seen, Municipality of Ermionida, Argolida, Peloponnese, Greece. Nestled in the rocks of Avgo mountain, in an amazing, secluded location, hanging over the valley of Iria and Rados river. It can be accessed only via difficult dirt roads.

Monastery of St. Dimitrios from the 11th century in Argolis, Greece.

Monastery of St. Dimitrios from the 11th century in Argolis, Greece.

According to Greek mythology, Troezen came into being as a result of two ancient cities, Hyperea and Anthea, being unified by Pittheus, who named the new city in honor of his deceased brother Troezen.

According to Greek mythology, Troezen came into being as a result of two ancient cities, Hyperea and Anthea, being unified by Pittheus, who named the new city in honor of his deceased brother Troezen.

Troezen is located southwest of Athens, across the Saronic Gulf, and a few miles south of Methana. The seat of the former municipality (pop. 6,507) was in Galatas. Before 2011, Troizina was part of the former Piraeus Prefecture (in antiquity it was part of Argolis)

Troezen is located southwest of Athens, across the Saronic Gulf, and a few miles south of Methana. The seat of the former municipality (pop. 6,507) was in Galatas. Before 2011, Troizina was part of the former Piraeus Prefecture (in antiquity it was part of Argolis)

Troizina. The rock of Theseus

Troizina. The rock of Theseus

Ancient Assini(archaiological site 10 minutes away from Nafplio)

Ancient Assini(archaiological site 10 minutes away from Nafplio)

In Mycenaean times Asine was great since it was a port of Mycenae. In 700 BC But sacked by Argos who just left was the temple of Apollo Pythaea. Residents Assini So they got their fortunes, fled and became settlers in Messinia.

In Mycenaean times Asine was great since it was a port of Mycenae. In 700 BC But sacked by Argos who just left was the temple of Apollo Pythaea. Residents Assini So they got their fortunes, fled and became settlers in Messinia.

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